Fewer than 14% of Australians are vaccinated – the worst rating among OECD nations.
Australia’s two biggest cities, Sydney and Melbourne, are among places facing uncertainty over when to re-open.
Many people have expressed frustration at being back in highly policed lockdowns 18 months into the pandemic…
Australian authorities are committed to eliminating local cases altogether until a majority of people are vaccinated.
Critics say flawed publicity about the AstraZeneca vaccine’s rare clotting risk has made many Australians reluctant to take it.